Posts Tagged ‘sound’

Death, Blood, and the Saint

ANTHONY MARIANI
Here’s what I remember of Derek St. Holmes: listening to “Stranglehold” over and over while doing curls with red Kmart weights in front of a full-length mirror in my stuffy attic bedroom nine million years ago.


Cowboy Junkies

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Acknowledging that The Trinity Session was their defining album and that 20 years have passed since it was released, the Cowboy Junkies re-recorded the entire album and have just released it as Trinity Revisited.



Blood, Rock

Hard times have slowed veteran Fort Worth blues-rocker John Nitzinger — but only a little.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Fort Worth guitar hero John Nitzinger’s life and music can be summed up pretty succinctly by the lyrics to “The Beast,” off his 2007 album Kiss of the Mudman: “For the thousandth time, I got a second cha...


John-Alex Mason

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For more than one generation of fans, the blues “belonged” to old black men with slurred voices.



Various artists

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As any good soundtrack should, Honeydripper helps bring the movie to life by creating, along with the scenery and the actors, the atmosphere that lets the DELETE breathe.


Lou Vargo

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These days, a CD titled American Disaster might sound like a political statement.



KatsüK

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About two years ago, psyche-folkic singer-songwriter Daniel Katsuk left Fort Worth for the wild environs of Central Colorado, a more fitting setting, on the surface, for his brand of tripped-out, organic vibe but, apparently, a...


Ryan Scroggins and The Trenchtown Texans

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Listen, elitist music bloggers, we get it.



The Derailers

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My philosophy on tribute albums: When covering popular songs, a band should make its own artistic statement rather than mimicking the original.


The Juke Jumpers

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Anyone who’s seen The Juke Jumpers knows the wild, sweaty nights this band can invoke.